Stephen J. Hodgson
Stephen Hodgson is a banking and finance lawyer based in Frankfurt. His practice focuses on acquisition finance and project finance and encompasses general banking work including property finance.
International banking and financial law.
Structured finance, including project finance and acquisition finance.
Financial products, including derivatives.
Stephen Hodgson studied law at the University of Cambridge, England before qualifying as a Solicitor in 1985.
Prior to joining Norton Rose, he worked as a Solicitor with Slaughter and May in London and Hong Kong, in the Legal Department of Deutsche Bank AG in Frankfurt as well as as a partner in Baker & McKenzie and White & Case.
Stephen Hodgson specialises in international banking and financial law, structured finance (including project finance and acquisition finance) and financial products, including derivatives.
Educational Background/Professional Qualifications
Date of Birth: 28 January 1956
1975-78: Queens' College, Cambridge - B.A. in Law
1980-81: Law Society Solicitors Final Examination
1981-82: DAAD Law Scholarship, University of Tübingen/Ministry of Justice, Düsseldorf
1985: Admission as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales
1986: Admission as a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Hong Kong
1998: Admission as a Rechtsanwalt, German Bar
"Boardsystem und Aufsichtsrat im Vergleich", in Deutsche Bank, Forum Magazin, January 1994 (with Dr. Ulrich Bosch)
"Englisches Handels- und Wirtschaftsrecht", Verlag Recht und Wirtschaft, Heidelberg, 2nd Edition 1995 (co-author with Triebel, Kellenter und Müller)
"German Legislation on Netting of Financial Derivatives" in Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law, August 1995 (with Dr. Ulrich Bosch).
"Legal and Regulatory Issues in the Use of Derivatives in Germany" in the International Journal of Derivatives Use, Trading & Regulation Volume 2 Number 2 of Henry Stewart Publications, August 1996.
"Germany introduces Bill to implement ISD and CAD", in Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law, September 1996.
Law of Project Finance I